[whatwg] Consistency of date formats between WF 2.0 and WA 1.0

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Sun Nov 19 13:53:45 PST 2006

On Nov 18, 2006, at 12:48, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> Why do WA 1.0 datetime formats for attributes allow space around  
> "T" or multiple spaces in place of "T" when WF 2.0 only allows "T"?  
> Also, why are spaces allowed before the time zone designator in the  
> attribute variants in WA 1.0 when WF 2.0 does not allow spaces  
> before "Z"?

The optional spaces in attribute values and replacing "T" with space  
are also a change from the format prescribed in HTML 4.01:

Wouldn't it be prudent to stick to the HTML 4.01 format for attribute  

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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